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Jarret Stoll likely to miss Kings' Game 2 vs. Sharks

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Kings center Jarret Stoll is likely to miss Game 2 of Los Angeles' second-round playoff series against the Sharks after a hard hit from San Jose's Raffi Torres in the opener. Los Angeles coach Darryl Sutter implied Wednesday that Stoll could be out for a significant length of time after getting hit by Torres, who has a history of dangerous play. Torres...

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Early in the third period, Los Angeles Kings forwards Anze Kopitar and Dustin Brown were leading a rush into the San Jose Sharks zone when disaster struck.  Kopitar dropped the puck off for Brown and drove hard to the net when Brown’s slap shot deflected off Sharks defenseman Dan Boyle’s stick and hit Kopitar in the face.  Luckily for Kopitar it seems as though the damage is...

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Kings keep home ice with epic comeback over Sharks

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Kings Continue To Impress

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Quick leads Kings past Sharks 2-0 in opener

The Los Angeles Kings hadn't held a two-goal lead in the entire postseason until Slava Voynov's shot fortunately caromed off Mike Richards' body and into San Jose's net midway through their second-round series opener. A two-goal lead was one more than Jonathan Quick needed against the Sharks. Quick made 35 saves in his sixth career playoff shutout, and the Kings...

Something New For The Kings, Home-Ice Advantage

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Kings stun Sharks with late rally

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Los Angeles Kings Make Like Boston Bruins, Score Two Goals in 22 Seconds to Beat Sharks in Final Minutes

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TJ Galiardi tries to change, LA Kings won’t let him

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Raffi Torres Smashes Jarret Stoll With Hit That Has Some People Thinking Suspension (Video)

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Snatching Victory from the Jaws of Defeat — and the Sharks by   Jack Weber

Jarret Stoll was unable to play tonight and is out indefinitely with an undisclosed injury after taking a high hit from Raffi Torres late in the second period of the Kings’ 2-0 win over the San Jose Sharks in Game 1 on Tuesday, so taking his spot as the centre on the third line with [...]

Raffi Torres to have disciplinary hearing for Stoll hit

San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres could be facing his second suspension in two years (courtesy of cbssanfran) San Jose Sharks forward Raffi Torres will meet with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Thursday as per NHL.com. Torres was called for a minor penalty in the second period of Game 1 of the Western Conference Semi Finals after checking Kings center Jarret Stoll in...

GM disagrees with Torres suspension

San Jose Sharks general manager Doug Wilson says the organization disagrees with the NHL's decision to suspend forward Raffi Torres for a hit that knocked out Los Angeles forward Jarret Stoll. Wilson said in a statement issued Friday that it is ''abundantly clear'' that Torres' check in Game 1 against Stoll was a clean hockey hit. The NHL's Department...
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